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Korean restaurant franchising opportunity

Handam BBQ is a Korean barbecue restaurant that offers delicious food and an experience like no other. Our restaurants are known for their authentic Korean cuisine, which includes dishes such as bulgogi, galbi, and samgyupsal. And our customers love it! They come back again and again because they know we have something special waiting for them every time they visit one of our locations. It’s not just about great food though – it’s also about the atmosphere in each location. We make sure that every customer feels welcome with friendly service from our staff members who work hard to ensure a memorable dining experience! With Handam BBQ, you can start your own restaurant franchise with no experience needed. We’ll teach you everything from scratch.

Franchising Costs

restaurant finances:


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Royalties of Gross Sales


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Worldwide Marketing Fund


IN A Growing Market

Sales from eating and drinking places in June 2021 were $70.6 billion which is nearly $4.4 billion, or 6.6% above February 2020 pre-pandemic sales volume of $66.2 billion. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, food-industry jobs also increased at a net of 194,300 jobs in June 2021.

-National Restaurant Association, 2021

The Korean restaurant and food industry in the United States is valued at $5.7 billion and grew 5.4% in the year 2020.

-IBISWorld, 2021

Korean BBQ is one of the most popular foods in America, and it’s about to get even more popular with Handam BBQ. With a Handam BBQ Franchise, you can be part of this booming industry while satisfying people’s cravings for delicious food. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time restaurateur or an experienced one – we’ll show you how to succeed in this market!

We believe there is a lot of potential in this industry and we have franchise opportunities available across the United States. Contact us to learn more about Handam BBQ. As the restaurant industry recovers from the pandemic, we want to capitalize on this opportunity to grow our brand.

You’ll want to learn more about the benefits of owning your own restaurant and how we can help you get started today! We have everything you need to know about starting your own business including what equipment and supplies are needed, how much it costs, where to find locations for sale, and more! Get all the information you need. 

Established korean brand

why handam franchise?

  • Unique Menu (variety of dishes, drink options)
  • Hybrid AYCE & a la carte Model
  • Authentic Korean Recipes
  • Experienced Management
  • High Quality Ingredients 
  • Franchisee Support


Our target franchisees are dependable people with business experience that believe in the foundation we have built for Handam BBQ. We are seeking franchisees that are dedicated to building the brand with exceptional customer service, strong management skills, and passion for expanding the brand to multiple locations. 

join the franchise



Fill out our Confidential and Non-binding Application


Execute letter of Intent


Accept and Review FDD with Franchise Development Director and Owner


Final approval from franchising and owners


Participate in Discovery Day to learn more about Franchise and Ownership


Become a Franchisee!

Franchise Requirements

In addition to business experience, we request that a General Manager be a part of the operating team. The requirements to be considered for a Handam BBQ franchise are as follows:

  • $1 Million Net Worth
  • $500K Liquid Capital available for investment
  • Ready to develop in next 6 months

Franchise Support

Handam BBQ owners have extensive experience in restaurant development and operation. Franchisees can benefit from our knowledge and experience through support in the following areas:

  • Brand name and trademarks
  • Menu development and Recipe access
  • Restaurant infrastructure and interior design
  • Training for team members: franchisees, managers, employees
  • Site selection, real estate
  • Operations, supply chain support
  • Business consultations
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support



Restaurant experience is not a requirement but would be beneficial to have. Here at Handam BBQ, we will provide our franchisees everything they need to get familiarized with the restaurant operation and comfortable with running the restaurant. We want our franchisees to be extremely proactive and involved in the business, and through our training program, we can help our franchisees be successful. 

Franchise opportunity

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Legal Franchise Disclaimer

This website and all information located on this website do not represent an advertisement or offer to sell a franchise and are for information purposes only. Any offer of a franchise from us can only be made directly by us (or our representatives) outside of this website and with delivery of a franchise disclosure document as required by federal and some state laws. Certain states in the United States regulate the offer and sell of franchises within their respective states. Registration states include California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin (“Registration States”). We will not offer or sell any franchises to any residents of any Registration State until we have filed and received approval of our franchise disclosure document from that specific Registration State. If you are a resident of any Registration State or any state that requires approval of our franchise disclosure document, then you will not be offered a franchise until we can deliver to you a franchise disclosure document that has been registered and approved according to the laws of your state.

For New York residents, no franchise is sold in New York by or on behalf of us until the offering has been registered and declared effective and our franchise disclosure document has been delivered to the offeree before the sale in compliance with Article 33 of the General Business Law, the New York Franchise Act.

If you are a resident of a country outside of the United States that regulates the offer and sell of franchises, then we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with any applicable pre-sale registration and/or disclosure requirements in your applicable jurisdiction.

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